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Cause an Effect is a podcast hosted by Sheri Sanders where she skillfully seasons the ALWAYS hard conversations with laughter, thoughtfulness, and tons of tools for change. Sheri was inspired to create Cause an Effect to share her experience innovating Pop/Rock Musical Theatre performance techniques, with 86 musical theatre programs, over the last 10 years, while navigating a diagnosis of Complex-PTSD. Through interviews with innovators from every facet of the theater industry, live coachings, and pearls of wisdom only Sheri can imbue, Cause an Effect will offer tons of creative inspiration during an unprecedented moment in time.In an industry where wild talent and creativity have been forced to the sidelines, Musical Theatre Actor and Pioneer Sanders plays a major role in the development of a healthier theatre community,enabling a safer return to the arts. Sheri holds an integral space at the intersection between Popular Music, Musical Theatre, Advocacy, and Mental Health.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

Cause an Effect is a podcast hosted by Sheri Sanders where she skillfully seasons the ALWAYS hard conversations with laughter, thoughtfulness, and tons of tools for change. Sheri was inspired to create Cause an Effect to share her experience innovating Pop/Rock Musical Theatre performance techniques, with 86 musical theatre programs, over the last 10 years, while navigating a diagnosis of Complex-PTSD. Through interviews with innovators from every facet of the theater industry, live coachings, and pearls of wisdom only Sheri can imbue, Cause an Effect will offer tons of creative inspiration during an unprecedented moment in time.In an industry where wild talent and creativity have been forced to the sidelines, Musical Theatre Actor and Pioneer Sanders plays a major role in the development of a healthier theatre community,enabling a safer return to the arts. Sheri holds an integral space at the intersection between Popular Music, Musical Theatre, Advocacy, and Mental Health.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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United States

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Cause an Effect is a podcast hosted by Sheri Sanders where she skillfully seasons the ALWAYS hard conversations with laughter, thoughtfulness, and tons of tools for change. Sheri was inspired to create Cause an Effect to share her experience innovating Pop/Rock Musical Theatre performance techniques, with 86 musical theatre programs, over the last 10 years, while navigating a diagnosis of Complex-PTSD. Through interviews with innovators from every facet of the theater industry, live coachings, and pearls of wisdom only Sheri can imbue, Cause an Effect will offer tons of creative inspiration during an unprecedented moment in time.In an industry where wild talent and creativity have been forced to the sidelines, Musical Theatre Actor and Pioneer Sanders plays a major role in the development of a healthier theatre community,enabling a safer return to the arts. Sheri holds an integral space at the intersection between Popular Music, Musical Theatre, Advocacy, and Mental Health.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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English

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Episodes

S2/Ep 7: Brennan Srisirikul

6/21/2021
We are closing up our #passthemic series on Cause an Effect with a GREAT introduction to new RTA Team member Brennan Srisirikul. I couldn’t be more excited to call him creative collaborator, as he lives and thrives at the intersection of being Queer, Disabled and Chinese. We are AMPED about him and check out why in this absolutely awesome interview! you can find Brennan @brennansrisirikul and www.BrennanSrisirikul.com You can find the RTA Team at @rocktheaudition www.rock-the-audition.com....

Duration:01:20:40

S2/Ep 6: What does a Safe Theatre Space Look Like?

6/15/2021
RTA family for years, BIPOC Delegate for AEA, GREAT actor Mental Health advocate, Carla Martinez DeNicola sits down with Elijah to talk about what a safe theatre space really looks like and what it's going to take to make it happen. You can find Carla @_cmdnicola, Elijah at @thisiscaldwell You can find the RTA Team at @rocktheaudition www.rock-the-audition.com. Find more info about the podcast via bpn.fm/CauseAnEffect. Produced by Dori Bernstein, Alan Seales, and Brittany Bigelow. Edited by...

Duration:01:08:17

S2/Ep 5: Being Filipina

6/7/2021
Jamie Gamonez, Actor and RED Branch Leader with Millikin CARE, sits down with California Therapist Nicole Calvento to talk about being Filipina in college, the world, and in the world of theatre. You can find the RTA Team at @rocktheaudition www.rock-the-audition.com. You can find @milikin.care on Instagram You can find Jamie at https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCdMwoPizZkTwJlrMF67NzbA and Nicole at www.ncalventolmft.com Find more info about the podcast via bpn.fm/CauseAnEffect. Produced by...

Duration:00:41:27

S2/Ep 4: The CARE Coalition's DNA Branch

4/2/2021
Meet the DNA Branch of Millikin CARE! Disability, Neurodivergence and Accessibility is literally what DNA STANDS FOR. Please enjoy this JUICY #passthemic. It’s facilitated by RTA Company Member Adam Roberts, creator of The Award-winning Tilt Theatre in Austin and members of the Millikin CARE Coalition’s NDA Branch, Rebecca, Owen and Taylor and you’ll get great tools for leading with a Disability, as well as how to holds space for the some very necessary leadership! You can Find Adam Roberts...

Duration:00:48:46

S2/Ep 3: Broadway, College, and Disordered Eating

3/26/2021
This entire year, Rock The Audition built the CARE COALITION (Creatives for Artistic and Realistic Equity) with both Oklahoma City University, and Millikin University. While leading our Mental Health initiatives, we also launched a brand new branch, BE, The Body Empowerment branch. This episode is a crucial conversation between Mandy Dulny, Junior and Mental Health and Wellness branch leader with Millikin CARE, Trans theatre-maker and RTA Team member Sandy Sahar Gooen, and incredible...

Duration:00:44:59

S2/Ep 2: The AAPI Experience // Transracial Adoptees Part 2

3/19/2021
At 5:30 PM on Tuesday RTA Member Jenna Mee Dosch sat down with therapist Rachel Forbes on Cause an Effect to open up the first of many conversations with AAPI members of the theater community and mental health community. After they completed our interview, we found out about the mass shooting at three massage spas in Atlanta, in which 6 out of 8 who were murdered were Asian women. Because we wanted to start these conversations with an RTA team members’ experience first, we also wanted to...

Duration:00:48:41

S2/Ep 1: Meet The RTA Team Part 1

3/12/2021
Mary and the RTA Team here with some exciting happenings! We are thrilled to launch Rock The Audition’s #PASSSTHEMIC Podcast Season on the Broadway Podcast Network! Last season Sheri’s Podcast, Cause an Effect, introduced industry members in open conversation about their mental health and the emotional wellness of our community during the Pandemic. THIS season we’ve got so much in store and we’re starting it off with a bang! Enjoy Part One of ‘Meet the Team’ where we discuss the completely...

Duration:00:59:38

S1/Ep 7 with The CARE Coalition: CARE and Care Alike

9/25/2020
I have always been marginalized, but NEVER alone in the margins. When I created a Coalition as a part of the launch of my Second Edition, it immediately asked the question: "What if we all helped each other out of the margins? What if the disability community lifted the LGBTQUIA Community, and what if they held space for the BIPOC community, and we all changed theatre together?" Please meet the pioneers of Rock The Auditions CARE Coalition. They are the wild student and faculty at Oklahoma...

Duration:00:47:04

S1/Ep 6 with Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance (MTEA): Your Teachers

9/18/2020
MTEA is the Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance. These people are not only my siblings, but they are here to change college culture-because the teachers and facilitators of these MT programs are raising the future of Musical Theatre in the middle of a pandemic. When I interviewed them, It was just as if we were about to go back to school. Thank you for joining me: Stacy Alley from The University of Alabama, our first female PREZZIE, The WILD WILD WONDERFUL healer of the human voice Gwen...

Duration:00:59:21

S1/Ep 5 with Shayla Benoit: Maleficent Is Not Welcome Here

9/11/2020
You may have heard that film-maker and friend- to- ALL Shayla Benoit was the first person in the history of the universe to survive a rare Cancer diagnosis, and FULL Treatment during the PEAK of the pandemic. She's my collaborator, my Shero, and my guest on this episode. She will surely astound you and fill you with awe and hope. You can find Shayla's work in every professional commercial I've made, but also on Insta at: @shaylabenoit and @shadytheatrics Learn more about Shayla at...

Duration:00:47:23

S1/Ep 4 with Carlita Victoria: Let the Darkness Rise

9/4/2020
If we didn't have mental health issues before, we certainly have them now. But what if you grew up in a cultural environment where you weren't allowed to be emotional- much less ask for professional help? I watched Carlita Victoria stand in the MIDDLE of #blm, in the MIDDLE of the pandemic, and announce her unbelievable mental health initiative for people of color. Carlita took her OWN struggle with her emotional wellness, turned it into a healing mechanism for the community, and shared it...

Duration:00:52:50

S1/Ep 3 with Joy Dewing: An Ally for an Ally

8/28/2020
Does anyone remember when Joy Dewing Casting would have me come to their Pop/Rock auditions, and teach everyone in the holding room how to communicate " "feel "to a piano player (as opposed to tempo), so you could come in and have a better audition? If you do, you'll know Joy and I have been "Auntie Allies" in the theatre community together since the dawn of time. We're here to break down what ally-ship is, what it means to the bigger picture, and the many thrilling ways to mobilize our...

Duration:01:03:17

S1/Ep 2 with Virginia Child: Hearing My Voice for the First Time

8/21/2020
The reason why I created Cause an Effect was to take the shame and stigma off the mental health issues that come along with just being a human in the world. With Buoyancy and Transparency, Virginia and I speak candidly about living with multiple mental illnesses, surviving trauma, and what it takes to be in service with it in your art. You'll be excited to know Virginias show, ""From Asylum to Asylum"" is now a BOOK! You can find Virginia Child at www.itsvirginiachild.com &...

Duration:00:47:38

S1/Ep 1 with Nikka Graff Lanzarone: What's Mentionable is Manageable

8/14/2020
Whether you've seen her in a small cast revisical, or you don't see her at all cuz' she's quietly fighting for your rights as an Elected Official in our union! Nikka Graff Lanzarone is here to help. Completely open about her depression, Nikka came to coach me on my practice run at BPN and it was such a great interview i'm launching my podcast with her. You can find Nikka on Insta at @nikkalanz & @slightlydeadpod You can find Sheri on Insta @rocktheaudition or visit her website...

Duration:00:44:23

Welcome to Cause an Effect!

8/8/2020
Cause an Effect is a podcast hosted by Sheri Sanders where she skillfully seasons the ALWAYS hard conversations with laughter, thoughtfulness, and tons of tools for change. Sheri was inspired to create Cause an Effect to share her experience innovating Pop/Rock Musical Theatre performance techniques, with 86 musical theatre programs, over the last 10 years, while navigating a diagnosis of Complex-PTSD. Through interviews with innovators from every facet of the theater industry, live...

Duration:00:03:13